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Inside the Beltway: Miss Mitt yet?
Washington Times, by Jennifer Harper

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 6/19/2014 10:11:11 PM

“Mitt Romney? Well, at least he still looks the part,” says one New England-based voter who is not surprised with a few startling numbers out of New Hampshire. Garnering 24 percent of the support among likely GOP voters, Mr. Romney led a list of 14 potential Republican presidential hopefuls by a mammoth margin in the Granite State. His nearest competition was New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who got 9 percent, Sen. Rand Paul with 8 percent, Jeb Bush with 6 percent and — what’s this — Jon Huntsman got 5 percent. “Mitt Romney clears the field. It could be because the field is weak or because the voters see Romney as somebody

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The "old GOP guard." Unlike an old soldier that just fades away, these political hacks need to continue to have there 15 minutes of fame at the detriment to the party. These are those that the money bundlers seem to want to spend our money but not represent the conservative values we desire. If they want a beauty contest, 0bama has shown what no style and brains can do to our Country.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Urgent Fury, 6/19/2014 10:19:40 PM     (No. 9892919)

Why not run Mitt. Who cares anymore, it´s been game over since Nov. 2012.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: hpmatt, 6/19/2014 10:21:17 PM     (No. 9892920)

Well we have Romney/Obamcare, so nothing different there. Obama and RINOs are working on Amnesty so that is okay. No talk about tax reform so that is okay. No reduction in spending - check. Fed still bailing out Fortune 500 - roger.

Nope - don´t miss him at all - like he really was elected.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 6/19/2014 10:30:03 PM     (No. 9892930)

Nope, you cannot legitimately compare Romneycare with Obamacare. Romneycare was implemented at the state level--where it belongs. Any of the 50 sovereign states have the right and responsibility to provide for the health and welfare of its citizens.

The error in Obamacare is that it has been done at the federal level--or more accurately, at the national level. The federal government has overreached in providing a national health care plan; the state government of Massachusetts did not.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Thunder Gulch, 6/20/2014 12:07:11 AM     (No. 9892989)

How could I miss him,If he has never gone away?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ida lil, 6/20/2014 12:13:40 AM     (No. 9892990)

LOOK CAREFULLY and note that most of the anti incumbent challengers primary winners to date are endorsed by Mitt Not Sarah or the tea party.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 6/20/2014 1:33:51 AM     (No. 9893040)

In regards to healthcare being the responsibility of government, state v. federal, is a distinction without a difference. It is not the role of government to provide healthcare to all of its citizens. It is the responsibility of the individual. When a person is incapable to assume this responsibility it would be wiser to have them access private charity rather than become a serf of the government, let alone drag everyone else along to "make it fair".

And, no, I do not miss Mitt. He might have won had he really fought zippy with the same manner and intensity that he fought his conservative opponents in the primaries. Perhaps someone should have told him that zero was really a closet conservative.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: smcchk, 6/20/2014 2:19:16 AM     (No. 9893059)

Run, Gov. Romney, run!

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